|Rag Radio 2012-05-04 - Chris Mooney, Author of "The Republican Brain" - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Chris Mooney is the author of "The Republican Brain: The Science of Why They Deny Science -- and Reality," and of the 2005 New York Times bestseller, "The Republican War on Science." Scientific American calls Mooney "one of the few journalists in the country who specialize in the now dangerous intersection of science and politics." Mooney also hosts the "Point of Inquiry" podcast, writes the "Intersection" blog for Science Progress, and has written for Mother Jones, American Prospect, Harper's, ...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Chris Mooney; The Republican Brain; Authors; Psychology; Conservative Politics; Neuroscience
|Talking to the Enemy with Scott Atran - sgl|
Scott Atran is an anthropologist and a leading expert on terrorism and violence. He is interviewed by Chris Mooney. Scott Atran has worked with terrorists and Islamic fundamentalists, as well as political leaders. He is author of the book "Talking to the Enemy: Faith, Brotherhood, and the (un)Making of Terrorists". See the book review by Al Mckay who is an Associate Editor of e-International Relations.The word "terrorism" is politically and emotionally charged, and this greatly compounds...
Keywords: Great Speeches And Interviews; Scott Atran; Chris Mooney; Islamic fundamentalists; terrorists; Al Mckay; Cesar Chavez; Farm workers; civil rights; United Farm Workers union
|Inside The Mind Of A Conspiracy Theorist - sgl|
Carbon Neutral Copenhagen Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark has an ambitious plan to become the world's first carbon neutral capital by 2025. Reporter Justin Gerdes tells Steve Curwood, the Danish city has already an ocean-water cooling system, a bike super-highway and many wind farms. Copenhagen is the capital and most populous city of Denmark with a population of nearly two million.Source: Living On Earth: Carbon Neutral CapitalInside The Mind Of A Conspiracy TheoristStephan Lewandowsky ta...
Keywords: Great Speeches And Interviews; Copenhagen; Denmark; Justin Gerdes; Steve Curwood; Conspiracy Theorist; Stephan Lewandowsky; Chris Mooney; Harper Administration; environmental scientists; Tyler Sommers
|Inside The Brain Of A Conservative - sgl|
Terrence McNally, journalist and radio host interviews Chris Mooney. Chris Mooney in 2005, he wrote "The Republican War On Science." Chris's new book, "The Republican Brain: The Science of Why They Deny Science and Reality." Mooney says that from climate change to evolution, the rejection of mainstream science among Republicans is growing. So is denial of expert consensus on the economy, American history, foreign policy, and much more...
Keywords: Great Speeches And Interviews; Terrence McNally; Chris Mooney; The Republican War On Science; The Republican Brain; climate change; evolution; Republicans; Democrats; Lies My Teacher Told Me; history; James Loewen; science